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CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 4:15pm EST
fourth volume of his biography of lyndon johnson, "the passage of power," the years of lyndon johnson. this is about 45 minutes. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. that was such a wonderful introduction. such a wonderful introduction it reminds me what lyndon johnson used to say when he got a nice introduction. he used to say he wished his parents were alive to hear it. he said his father would have loved it and his mother would have believed it. you know, when winston churchill was writing his great biography of his ancestors someone asked him how -- he said i am working on the fifth of a projected four volumes. i am not comparing myself to winston churchill but regard to the lyndon johnson biography we are in the same boat. i have been writing about lyndon johnson so long that people ask me don't you get bored? the answer is the very opposite is true. the one reason i don't think of these books as being about lyndon johnson just as i didn't think of the power brokers being about robert moses, i never had the slightest interest in writing the book just to tell the wife of a famous m
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 2:00pm EST
johnson complained the federal budget did not reflect all of the federal government. lbj appointed a commission to try to settle this debate. in 1967 that commission decided that the deaths of agencies in fannie mae should be included in the federal budget. in the case of fannie mae that would have added $2.5 billion. we couldn't really admit we were spending all that money subsidizing home mortgages so lbj's white house dust off eisenhower's idea. housing legislation in 1968 provided for the sale of fannie mae to private shareholders. that is johnson's signing the bill but fannie mae would still have a charter from the government and it would still have a role in public housing policy. it would still look and feel a lot like a government agency. no one seems to have fought much about whether there was a contradiction between having a public policy role but being owned by private shareholders wanting maximum profits. officially the government would not guarantee the debt. the government would officially denied that it had any responsibility for fannie may's debts but fannie mae would
MSNBC
Dec 25, 2012 5:00am PST
them. >> he knew those boys at the pentagon. doris, here's a great example of lyndon johnson, the man you knew so well. lyndon johnson wouldn't go out holding press conferences talking act eisenhower. this segment is not going to be about ike, but it is -- we're just talking about presidents who rise and presidents who fall. eisenhower's on his way up by now. but you had, of course, lbj constantly drawing on johnson's -- on eisenhower's wisdom. >> and, you know, the great thing about eisenhower, too, was just that he was so popular among the people. that great song "i like ike, because ike is easy to like," no one else had such a good song. but lbj is rising, too, and i think it's about time that he does. he left under such a cloud, the scar in vietnam so, so painful at the time he left, and the combination now of some distance from the war, the recognition that what he accomplished domestically we cannot take for granted, three great civil rights laws, medicare, just the vibrancy in those tapes, all you have to do is listen and he's back alive again swearing and being the most fascin
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> reporter: we spoke to the defense team for michael maurice johnson who said they need to respond to that hearing submitted by the state. the baltimore state's attorney's office wants to show a video that shows phylicia barnes having sex with the defendant's younger brother alongside the sister who is engaged in sexual relations with john covent the defense wanted to keep the tape out of the courtroom for sensitivity for the family but says now it will be used to their advantage. attorneys say it shows barnes and johnson are friendly, which is a different light that was presented in johnson's bail review. we don't know how they believe the tape will support their case against john son. the state wants to close the courtroom when the tape is played but the defense will argue it should romaine hope because that is michael johnson's constitutional right. the trial date is still scheduled for january 22nd this issue will have to be ironed out before then. we'll have are on abc2news.com and abc2 news at 11 as the attorneys speak to us about their defense. cheryl conner, abc2 news. >> baltimore
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 4:00pm EST
to us, ladybird johnson, jacqueline kennedy who became the new first lady in 1961, and pat nixon, the outgoing wife of the vice-president at that time. another thing that takes place on inauguration day one is a change of power is that by tradition yet going president leaves and of for his successor. this is the note. this would be the larger envelope that was left in the oval office by george to we bush or barack obama. you just put a posted on it. inside of it, another envelope and says to 44 from 43. and the next morning is a picture of barack obama reading that actual no. the procession for the capitol is always a big deal. the move along pennsylvania avenue. here's a picture from exactly 100 years ago, an open carriage, and that's william howard taft on the right and then the president, woodrow wilson, on the left. 1933 we have a situation with franklin d. roosevelt and her hoover. the two of them did not along so well. there was not a lot of conversation during their right to the capital. in many pictures that were taken at stake, roosevelt can be seen waving to the crowd o
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 11:30pm EST
. and that's incomplete, with a flag down, williams. good game all things considered. calvin johnson, look at his numbers, they're good, 1 for 98. >> referee: illegal contact. defense number 38. five yard penalty. automatic first down. >> cris: definitely contact. just a matter of who ran into whom. there you go. just one on one as it's been a lot of the time. almost looked like it was sort of a relaxed moment there. he used calvin to bounce off of him and make that turn and that flag. >> al: now from the 48. bell. to the 43 yard line. tackled by brad jones. the clock at 50 seconds. 15 more yards, then try the onside kick. stafford going deep, and it's kicked away, incomplete. williams on the other side of the field this time. helping to guard scheffler. third down. >> cris: they've got a lot of big guys on the field right now, but they just don't have that dynamic player that we're used to seeing with detroit. he can work quickly in there. titus young should be a factor. a lot of big tight bodies out there now. maybe a good shot for a hail mary. >> al: you just mentioned the guys wh
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
johnson, i wrote in that book no teacher had never cared if these kids learned or not. this teacher cared. he thought it was so important they learn english. and he was saying the boys and punish the girls if he heard a word in spanish. ..spanish. he would go among migrant worker shacks to get them so they would drive the kids to baseball games so they could have the debating team and baseball team like white kids. but the thing that got me. you could say that is just an example of lyndon johnson always trying to do the best job he could at whatever job he had and that is the character of johnson. i feel i know he really wanted to help because he didn't teach only the kids. he taught the janitor. the janitor's name was thomas coronado. johnson insisted he learned english. he brought a textbook and every day before and after school he and coronado would sit on the steps of a school and coronado says -- johnson would pronouns, i would repeat, johnson would spell and i would repeat. i think lyndon johnson cared about civil-rights. the second part of your question, how did he get kenned
SFGTV2
Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
safe cosmetics which has been around for about 10 years saying that -- getting johnson & jn -- johnson saying we're going to get carcinogens first out of our baby products across the whole world and that's really significant because they found formaldehyde in baby's johnson shampoo a few years ago, they tested it a few yearser later and found that johnson & johnson has taken it out of their products in china and other countries but not in the united states, well, if you can do it in one country, why can't you do it in all of them, doesn't everybody deserve safer baby shampoo no matter where they live? that put a lot of pressure on them because the consumers said we don't want those things in our products and the change happened and now they have a plan with timelines and clear transparent goals to get those chemicals out of their products. it might be a little slower than we'd all like as consumers but it's moving in the right direction and getting one major company to move put a lot of pressure on those other companies if they want to maintain their credibility, so we're seeing safer
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
michael johnson. >> reporter: a team of attorneys is coming up with a plan on how a sex tape will play into the trial. michael johnson is charged with killing phylicia barnes, a north carolina teen visiting her family in baltimore for christmas two years ago. >> what's disturbing is one of the people happened to be an si engaged in sexual conduct. it's not with johnson. it's with another person. >> reporter: the defense team watched the recording which is from her cell phone and says phylicia barnes was involved in sex acts. barnes died from asphyxiation, but -- >> there's no choking. there's no rough housing. no horse play, anything that's masochistic, how you would look at it. >> reporter: the defense has to respond to the state's request to close the courtroom for 16 minutes. they don't know why a sex tape with minors is worth playing in court. >> i think exposure to sex tapes at this period of time is appalling. it is basically about character assassination. >> reporter: there will witnessing twoidaries -- there will four months later her remains were found. her death was rule
KRON
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
the spartans kicked a field goal to take a 22-20 lead travis johnson sacks bowling green quarterback matt schilz he fumbles joe nigos recovers for san jose state that set up de'leon eskridge 1-yard touchdown run with 2:34 left to ice it 29-20 san jose st. interim coach kent baer victorious in his one and only game at the helm final: 29-20 san jose st. baylor winds. and baylor-receivs victory. take a look the 83 yd winning touchdown. the nets fired head coach avery johnson today.and word is they are hoping to lure phil jackson out of retirement to replace him johnson lead the brooklyn nets to a franchise best 11-4 start last month. andre ward's career is on hold.for now. ward will need surgery on his right shoulder. >> thank you.
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 11:30pm EST
. and that's incomplete, with a flag down, williams. good game all things considered. calvin johnson, look at his numbers, they're good, 1 for 98. >> referee: illegal contact. defense number 38. five yard penalty. automatic first down. >> cris: definitely contact. just a matter of who ran into whom. there you go. just one on one as it's been a lot of the time. almost looked like it was sort of a relaxed moment there. he used calvin to bounce off of him and make that turn and that flag. >> al: now from the 48. bell. to the 43 yard line. tackled by brad jones. the clock at 50 seconds. 15 more yards, then try the onside kick. stafford going deep, and it's kicked away, incomplete. williams on the other side of the field this time. helping to guard scheffler. third down. >> cris: they've got a lot of big guys on the field right now, but they just don't have that dynamic player that we're used to seeing with detroit. he can work quickly in there. titus young should be a factor. a lot of big tight bodies out there now. maybe a good shot for a hail mary. >> al: you just mentioned the guys wh
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
come to washington as administrative assistant to the congressman. i thought johnson's program was very vulnerable, which it turned out to be. so i wrote this book. it was very stilted and, i wouldn't say formal, but not very well written. i guess i developed a style. i did a number of commentaries for many years for both cbs and then for npr and i had to write these sure things. they had to be pretty punchy. so my riding style is kind of a lawyer's analytical writing, an awful lot of writing that is not legal, and writing an awful lot of stuff that had to be punchy. that is stirred into the pot. >> during this time, you said there were two 0.1 million -- i don't know what they were called then, but the colonists in those days in this country? >> there would have been 2.1 million whites. it is very imprecise because they had official censuses in a few colonies. >> where were the population centers? >> the population centers, the biggest populations were pennsylvania and virginia. massachusetts had a good size population. west virginia was growing by leaps and bounds as people went
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
johnson has our forecast. >>> that's right. while we have the 30s, we have wind blowing. much less than yesterday, but what we have is bringing down the temperatures. the windchill readings. look at this. right now feeling like anywhere from 25 to 29 degrees out there. 25 in gaithersburg, montgomery county. 29 in fredericksburg. spotsylvania. plenty cold this morning. here's what to expect today. it's going to be dry. by 8:00 a.m., a partly cloudy sky, 28 to 33 degrees. then lunchtime today, some high clouds will be moving in. not bad outside. seasonable conditions when you consider that our average right now is at 40 degrees. today, 36 to 41. then when we get into the 4:00 and 5:00 hour, mostly cloudy, cool. you might say it's the calm before the storm. 37 to 42 degrees our temperature. that snow starts developing between 1:00 and 3:00 a.m. saturday morning. let's see if we've got any trouble on area roads. >> yes, we do, veronica. still dealing with the accident after 123. the left lane is shut down. let's take a live look at the accident. crews still on the scene. looks like the vehi
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
had too much when i was young. >> who are your heroes, sporting heroes? >> for me, michael johnson, don kory was one because he was a great runner. i remember watching maurice green, these guys with a lot of energy. >> you mentioned michael johnson being one of your heroes. i've got bad news for you. he doesn't think you can run very well. here's a clip from my interview. >> i'm a fan of his speed for sure. his style, it's not that great actually, which is amazing because biomechanically he's not as good as some of the other guys, very efficient, very good sprinters. bolt is not as good as they are technically, which is just amazing. because if he were, just imagine what he could run. >> so he doesn't think you can run very well. your thoughts? >> what can i say? >> coming from him, he hasn't exactly got the most graceful style, has he? >> i remember in beijing, i remember i was going to run the 200 meters, oh, michael johnson, do you think he'll break the world record? he was like, no, he's technically not right. then when i wroek it, he was like, okay. i'm saying, everybody has t
ABC
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am EST
violence. sherrie johnson is here with more on the reaction of the murder and the bar's reputation. these people are unhappy. >> neighbors in the area are very concerned about the latest shooting. there are three shootings at detricks in three years. police are still looking for the suspect in the latest shooting. it happened sunday at the tavern before 5:30. police say 31 year old jones was shot outside the bar and died at a local hospital. the suspect drove off, police say an ak 47 was used in one of the shootings. we know little about the suspect here. neighboring businesses say they are sick of constant drug activity. >> this is the third one, i knew all three of them. >> there is a number of witnesses that have been taken to the investigation for interviews. >> the owner went before the liquor board last year, now, he is operating with restrictions. it is possible the liquor board will look at the most recent incident and determine if changes should be made to the license. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> unattended candle burning is to blame for a house fire in aberdeen. this is from
WETA
Dec 31, 2012 6:30pm EST
nor nonorfolk southern and johnson d johnson. why do you like these stocks is in a unified theme here. >> there is it.each one of thess an above average track record of raising their earnings and give difficuldividends in the past te years. high quality stocks that are offering a dividend should not be avoided and they have recommendations by analysts. mcdonalds here is a company with a increase in sales expect the for their value meals that could expand their market share. in terms of norfolk southern. they have added an investment in their knel knelt knel network ae increased their capacity. and healthcare in a category that ask trading to the market. johnson and johnson is a company that we would see would benefit from a recent acquisition and new product contributions. >> lots of good information.i'mt there. we are going to coupl count on u coming back in the new year. before we leave you any disclosures to make about these stock recommendations? >> no disclosures i do not only. >> happehappy new year s. >> susie: tonight's word on the street: "alternative," as in alternative
SFGTV
Dec 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
martin and the retirement of our paralegal, steve johnson. that most recently happened two weeks ago. we are definitely going to fill the void that steve has left, i hope to fill the void and fill the shoes of kevin martin. we know it's a lot to ask but i can assure you that president delanus and i will make every effort to work with the chief as we have done since being on the executive board of the poa for the last 9 years. but before i do i want to acknowledge kevin martin who has 28 years of service not just with the san francisco police department but the san francisco sheriff's department and especially acknowledge steve johnson, who joined the san francisco police department in 1971, served 30 years and since that time has worked tirelessly along with kevin for the rights of our members and he has worked with every commissioner here. he's going to be a big loss to the poa, he wanted to be here tonight, he could not make it. he is in good health and spirits but i do have letters to each one of the commissioners on behalf of steve. so i am available, i certainly am behind the le
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am EST
way for the weekend. veronica johnson is here for the forecast. >> seems like we got rid of one storm and another one is moving in. starting right after midnight. temperature outside right now, 38 degrees reagan national. your windchill at 30. so we lost a lot of the high winds but still enough wind out there to bring down that windchill reading. you can see the winds currently. at about 5 to 10 miles per hour across our area. that's kind of where they're going to stay today. as far as temperatures go right now, benning at 33 degrees. areas right in d.c. there at 37. high atsville at 32 degrees. aspen hill in montgomery county, coming in currently at 34 degrees. windchill ratings are low throughout the area. reading between 26 and 30 degrees. so bundle up if you will be going out. as far as where that storm system is that we're expecting, two areas of low pressure coming together. one producing light snow around areas of southern minnesota, the other producing rain around arkansas. the two will bring snow into the area starting about 2:00, 3:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. not bad today. 36
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 6:30am EST
gunman and sherrie johnson explains it looks like he was in the wrong place at the wrong time. correct. >> reporter: that's right. he was trying to get through a large crowd of people when that shooting happened. the baltimore county police officer was treated and released from shock trauma. he was not on duty when he was hurt and that shooting happened near dale and kenwood avenues in overlea. he was driving just after 3 in the morning on sunday when he came across a group blocking the road and asked them to move out of the way so he could get through and all of a sudden a man came out of the group and fired several shots into the officer's car. the officer was shot twice and officers say it was random and the officer was not targeted. minutes before that shooting there was a call to police about a fight in the area from that same address. police are investigating this case. and they have not released the name of the officer involved or information about a suspect. if you have information about the shooting call county plates 410-307-2020. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> he g
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
replace lyndon johnson. that is certain the way things work. as my book starts, the first chapter is about byrd. it is entitled "the grind." he is hard-working. robert byrd has a concept of what a senate leader should be. he immediately moves on the concept. he hates to be referred as the senate mechanic. it got him to the leader's role, but he wants to get into foreign policy. one of the first things he does is he reaches out to one of the senator fulbrights. he gets a call from senator byrd's office. they ask him to come in interview. he is stunned. he does not think senator byrd cares about foreign policy. senator byrd convinces him he wants to be involved in foreign policy. as the book unfolds and as i learned about it, it is amazing to see how strong he is on foreign policy almost from the beginning. he plays this phenomenally important role. it is not just who has the votes, but he understands the substance better than anyone else. they all went down to panama, but he leads one of the first trips. he goes down there and he learns the panama issues. he brought the same dedicatio
MSNBC
Dec 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
and that haunted many a president. lyndon b. johnson was one known for his ability to work across the aisle and shmooze and twist a few arms along the way. take a listen to the soon to be released phone call talking with dr. martin luther king,jr. about efforts to get congress to move. >> got a tax bill they haven't touched. and we just got to not let up on any of them and keep going. and i guess they'll say i'm repudiated but i'm going to ask the congress there to pass them all. they won't do it. but we'll keep them next year until they do it. we won't give up an inch. >> -- gotten a deal on the fiscal cliff. with us now is mark upgrove president of the lyndon b. johnson library in texas. and also author of "indomitable lbj." for as much criticism as the gop's gotten for their lack of willingness to work across the aisle with the president, the president's also gotten plenty of criticism himself for failing to work across the aisle with republicans. so what advice should president obama learn from lyndon johnson as he moves through these fiscal cliff negotiations. >> well, one of the
CNBC
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm EST
about shares of her ball li he herbalife. calling the company a pyramid scheme. michael johnson quickly responded, telling cnbc in an exclusive interview this afternoon that the accusations were bogus. let's go to kate with the latest on the story. >> thank you, melissa. the knives are out between a ackman and johnson. it's likelier to get nastier tomorrow at a conference at 9:30 in the morning. ackman has been spent a year researching herbalife and the short case may be the most powerful he's ever seen. meanwhile, chief johnson argues that other short sellers are effectively gaining up on his company in effects of pushing it down. ackman denies those charges, telling me he has no option strategy and hasn't spoken to other shorts, including david einhorn, who raised questions earlier this year but has never said publicly whether or not he holds the position of any sort in the name. einhorn isn't commenting today if he's had any discussions with ackman, but this options chart lends some potential credence to the more general point that johnson is making, namely, that bearish trad
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 11:00am EST
johnson with the forecast. >> hey, keith. another round of snow changing to rain. we're at 38 degrees as far as today goes it will stay dry. your temperature warming to 43 to 44 degrees. call that cool. a lot less wind around the area today as well. as we look at storm team 4 radar, two areas of low pressure. one producing snow to the north and the other a lot of moisture down south around memphis and areas of tupelo, mississippi, right now. all those counties shaded in purple is where there's a winter storm advisory and the snow is sticking a bit longer. two to four inches of snow expected up here with slippery conditions and the snow will start tomorrow morning around 2:00 to 3:00 a.m. it will be shutting off and moving east by the time we get to 4:00. other areas south of here is where it will mix in with rain. we'll talk about the timing of this storm system, more for your neighborhood and the extended forecast that includes new year's eve in a couple minutes. keith? >> see you in a few. >>> a check of our mid day traffic. mike cremedas in for danella. hey, mike. >>> a problem sou
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 6:30am EST
growth policies of jim johnson. the clinton administration aide him on. in july 1999, hud secretary announced an effort he would increase the percentage of their mortgage financing that went to low or moderate income families, to 50% in 2001, from 42% that was set back in 1995. cuomo said these new rules would provide affordable housing for 28.1 million families over the next decade. think about it. cuomo could promise to create 28.1 million homeowners without asking congress to spend a single penny. he simply told fannie and freddie to go out and do it, and they said we would be delighted. you remember how jesus spent the 5000. well, cuomo housed the 28.1 million. rains also have ambitious goals for-profits. he set a goal of doubling earnings to $6.46 per share in five years. is $6.46 was taken very strictly by his team. this is a peptalk from a senior vice president at fannie mae. find out everyone of you must have $6.46 branded in your brains. you must be able to recite it forwards and backwards. you must have a raging fire in your belly that burns away all doubts. you must live,
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 2:00pm EST
. government. what becomes of a123 now? essentially johnson controls within also bidding during the bankruptcy process for the battery part of the business dropped out. when they said, there bidding is too rich. we don't think the price matches the assets. they dropped out. a123 does have about 3,000 employees in the u.s. this has to be approved by the committee for foreign investment. remember, this is what hatches when you have a foreign firm buying a u.s. company like this. it has to be approved and there are more than a prove, mandy and brian, in washington, saying, do we really want the wanxiang group having access to the assets of a123. a123 add little bit of defense work, and it went to a different company. we will see whether or not this deal gets approved. >> let's bring in alan, research fellow at u.s. business and research council. thank you for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> you think this deal should not be allowed, how come? >> this is so mind-boggling stupid. i can't believe it's even come up. the last thing the u.s. economy needs is giving a larger footprint to the c
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 8:15pm EST
mami eisenhower and that's ladybird johnson, there's jacqueline kennedy who became the new first lady and pat nixon who was the outgoing vice president at that time. another thing that takes place on inauguration day when there is a change in power is by tradition the of going president leaves a note for his successor. this is the note, this is the large envelope that was left in the oval office by george w. bush for barack obama. he just put it posted and then on the inside of it was another envelope that said 2.44 through 43. and then the next morning here is a picture of barack obama reading that actual no. the procession of the capitol is always a big deal as we move along pennsylvania avenue and here's a picture of exactly 100 years ago an open carriage and that's william howard taft on the right into the new president woodrow wilson on the left. in 1933 we had a situation with franklin d. roosevelt and herbert hoover. the two of them didn't get along so well. there wasn't a lot of conversations during their right to the capitol in of the pictures the were taken that day roo
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